The City Magazine Since 1975

March 2015

Kick the season into high gear with graphic and floral prints in vibrant hues, feminine silhouettes, and modern accessories
The local fashion scene is burgeoning at the seams, with both opportunity and obstacles. But regarding the business of fashion is Charleston really Ready to Wear?
Gillian Zettler dishes on her first year as executive director of the BB&T Charleston Wine + Food Festival
Slightly North of Broad’s Russ Moore puts this seasonal delicacy to work in three brunch dishes
If you’re feeling inspired by the revelry surrounding this month’s Charleston Wine + Food Festival, plan a trip to one of our restaurant scene’s more recent arrivals—some gritty, others posh, all totally Charleston
Our taste & tell guide to the latest F&B openings in Charleston
We caught up with the managing partner of hospitality group The Indigo Road about his soon-to-debut Cigar Factory projects and that time he was a roadie for Guns N’ Roses
As the weather warms, more greens appear at the table, creating a need for vinos that allow delicate flavors to shine. “It’s time to move past the rich wines of winter,” says Erika Selheim, sommelier with The Ocean Room at The Sanctuary on Kiawah Island.
Before signing on to run the kitchen and charcuterie program at Edmund’s Oast, Andy Henderson worked at Local Mission Eatery, a farm-to-table San Francisco spot that debuted on St. Patrick’s Day in 2010.
On Sullivan’s Island, a young family teams up with designer Cortney Bishop and architect and builder Oliver Dungo to conjure a fresh twist on the beach house with vistas for days  
Try your luck with a rainbow of “false shamrocks” this March  
Start with a statement blue sports coat (or a trench like Ermanno Scervino’s), then add layers in bold shades of the hue, including cropped trousers and a pocket square
Kick off spring with these fresh finds
How the aerospace giant’s North Charleston presence continues to energize the local economy
The maker of performance wear, fabrics, and accessories continues its dramatic growth with a new manufacturing facility right here in South Carolina
This Mount Pleasant-based advertising and marketing firm soars, with big-time clients like Bridgestone Tires seeking out its left- and right- brain expertise
Uncovering the secret for perfect hair in Charleston
The Charleston Natural History Society transforms 40-some acres of former farmland into thriving native ecosystems
Meet the bird you’ve seen wading in local marshes and lowlands: the American wood stork (Mycteria americana), which also goes by the name of “wood ibis.” The only stork to breed in the United States, this species is spotted from Florida to the Carolinas, easily recognized by its bald head and long,
Filmmaker Travis Pearson’s America Street shows at this month’s Terrace Charleston Film Festival
A pair of local brothers have been helping Charleston organizations proclaim their identities for 35 years
CofC’s Natural History Museum explores marine mammals  
The Charleston Book Union creatively champions the paper arts
Two local high schools offer fashion design majors  
In time for this month’s Charleston Fashion Week,­ area design pro Amelia Handegan took cues from a chic kimono style spotted on spring 2015 runways to create this look for the home. From modern art to 18th-century antiques, her eclectic picks make for an adaptable Japanese-influenced design.